Tumblewords

Fractals Photos Poetry Prose Watercolor

Sunday, February 05, 2012

Haiku for Magpie Tales #103


Haiku for Magpie Tales #103




a grave at the Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow


claret chords
trapped by palms of night
...shadow rites 


♥     ♥    ♥

23 comments:

Taylor Boomer said...

the simplest way to tell a tale,
well done.

:)

Tess Kincaid said...

Nice...I read it out loud...twice...

Brian Miller said...

superb...honestly...great textures in this...each line twisting out the tale a bit more...

Wayne Pitchko said...

indeed a very nice haiku....thanks for sharing

anthonynorth said...

Beautifully done.

izzy said...

I like this a lot ! short and sweet
to the point. Thanks.

Suz said...

oh, that was nice, very nice

ninotaziz said...

You always do this so well - I was compelled to read this again and again, seeing something new each time...

Sue said...

such well chosen words

right on the money

=)

Linda said...

I enjoyed the depth of allusions and the economy of words. Very expressive. Yours is always a wonderful blog to visit, Tumblewords. Thanks for sharing.

Wander said...

Thank you for this, Iliked it. Where in Idaho do you live? I lived in Nampa for about fourteen years.

http://wanderwithoutbeinglost.blogspot.com/2012/02/grave-so-fine.html

Wander

rel said...

Sue,
"shadow rites" beautiful image.
rel

Jacqui Binford-Bell said...

Love this Haiku. Such a wonderful word image extracted from the prompt.

Helen said...

Claret chords ... how beautiful.

Kat Mortensen said...

I love your choice of the word claret; it has an elegance and a cutting sound at the same time.

sandy said...

Very nice@

Dave King said...

The more I read this the more it means - which is not easy to do in a haiku. (Understatement of the year!)

The Fifth Horseman said...

Very pretty short-form haiku. I like it.

Cad said...

You've managed to say a lot with a little...

HyperCRYPTICal said...

Wonderfully done.

Anna :o]

susan m hinckley said...

I read it aloud also! Well done.

ds said...

I love this haiku. Shadow rites...wonderful. Thank you.

Geraldine said...

Oh, isn't this intriguing? Love it Sue.